VIPs are set at the contact/email address level. Emails from VIPs are given highest priority and will always appear in your Priority Inbox, with a special badge next to the message. You can also choose to only receive notifications for VIP emails and filter your inbox by VIPs.

How to add VIPs and manage your VIP List

Mac

  • Add/remove VIPs: Go to Preferences > Accounts > VIPs to manage and add VIPs to your list
  • Astrobot commands:  You can type "add [email address or name] to VIP” to Astrobot to quickly add a VIP or type "list VIPs" to see who you've already added
  • Astrobot Insights: Astrobot will also suggest VIPs based on your inbox activity, you can choose to add them to your list
  • Notifications: To set notifications only for VIPs go to Preferences > Accounts > Notifications
  • Filter your inbox: To see emails from VIPs only, select the filter icon next to the search bar and choose VIPs

iOS

  • Add/remove VIPs: Go to Settings > Accounts > {Account Name} > VIP List to manage and add VIPs to your list
  • Astrobot commands:  You can type "add [email address or name] to VIP” to Astrobot to quickly add a VIP or type "list VIPs" to see who you've already added
  • Astrobot Insights: Astrobot will also suggest VIPs based on your inbox activity, you can choose to add them to your list
  • Notifications: To set notifications for VIPs only, go to Settings > Notifications
  • Filter your inbox: To see emails from VIPs only, go to your inbox, and swipe down to see your filters, including a VIP filter

Android

  • Manage VIPs by going to Settings > Accounts > {Account Name} > VIPs to manage and add VIPs to your list
  • Astrobot commands:  You can type "add [email address or name] to VIP” to Astrobot to quickly add a VIP or type "list VIPs" to see who you've already added
  • Astrobot Insights: Astrobot will also suggest VIPs based on your inbox activity, you can choose to add them to your list
  • Notifications: To set notifications for VIPs only, go to Settings > Notifications > Incoming emails (select account) > select the notification level you want
  • Filter your inbox: To see emails from VIPs only, go to your inbox, and swipe down to see your filters, including a VIP filter
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